Rohingya Refugees, Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people have crossed over to Bangladesh, fleeing atrocity and violence in Myanmar.

In Bangladesh, they are cramped in the world’s largest refugee camp, Cox’s Bazar. They are living in terrible conditions and need continuous life-saving assistance. And today, in addition to their endless struggles, they are witnessing the growing threat of COVID-19 that has already claimed the lives of thousands around the world and is threatening the most vulnerable – displaced refugees.

Our Response

As the blessed month of Ramadan approaches, and as we continue to witness the growing threat of the novel coronavirus, UHR urgently delivered aid to the most vulnerable communities, serving refugees, orphans and widows, disabled and seniors.

#RefugeeChildren are our priority. #UHR is responding. providing clean water, sanitation and essential supplies. Please help us save lives!

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

More than 10 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are facing a catastrophic humanitarian crisis as extreme weather events are continuously causing both drought and floods.

An upsurge of locusts has also hit the region’s already fragile food security. And today, with the spread of the novel coronavirus, lockdown and unemployment – families cannot afford the most basic essentials to their survival.

Our Response

UHR team distributed #CUSTOMIZED food parcels to vulnerable families who have been struggling with poverty due to drought and conflict. Addis Ababa mayor, Mr. Takele Uma Benti, participated in the distribution.

Climate extremes in the Horn of Africa have caused widespread food shortages. We urgently need your help to continue responding with life-saving aid.

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Yemen’s population of 30 million people have endured more than five years of ongoing
conflict leading to severe poverty, famine and a struggle to fight the cholera epidemic. Today,
the novel coronavirus presents an imminent danger that further threatens the country’s most
vulnerable innocent civilians. COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Yemen and displaced
people are at the highest risk.

 

 

In response to the current crisis, UHR delivered 100 food packages to needy displaced
families in the city of Marib. The 800 beneficiaries were very thankful to our donors for the
life-saving gift they received before the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. UHR will
continue delivering food assistance to the poorest of the poor in Yemen and other countries
during Ramadan.

 

 

Join us today to save lives and ensure that hungry families have enough food to break their fast.
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